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THE SPRING ON THE MOUNTAIN
Written by Judy Allen. Illustrated by John Hurford.
Stock no. 1328003
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. 155 pages. B/w illustrations at chapter headers. ISBN: 0224008617. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Tiny indentation to lower edge of front cover. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has minimal rubbing at edges.

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SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM
Written by T.E. Lawrence.
Stock no. 1828225
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Pages untrimmed. Top edge brown. B/w maps and plates. Fifth impression in the same years as first publication for general circulation. Boards clean and bright. Foxing mainly to endpapers and text block. Includes a leaflet on Lawrence of Arabia Memorial which is also foxed. Contents are tight and generally clean (bar foxing). Plain dustwrapper is grubby and lightly edge-worn.

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72 DRAWINGS BY DAVID HOCKNEY
Written by David Hockney. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 1828065
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

Mostly monochrome and a few colour illustrations chosen by Hockney. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 022400655X. Corners of covers lightly rubbed, page margins lightly browned. Else a nice copy.

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THE LETTERS OF T.E. LAWRENCE
Written by T.E. Lawrence; David Garnett.
Stock no. 1828048
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

In this book the career of T.E. Lawrence from the time he was a schoolboy, interested in archaeology, until his death in 1935, is recorded almost entirely in his own words: in his letters and in unpublished secret documents and official reports. Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. 896 pages including index. B/w photos and maps, some fold-out. Second impression. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf-worn. Boards have a very slight grubby appearance. Text block browned. A few foxspots present. Price-cut dustwrapper is grubby with a few marks, browned to spine, worn at corners & top & tail of spine.

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UNCLE AND CLAUDIUS THE CAMEL
Written by J.P. Martin. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1327689
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A succession of fantastic adventures lead to the awesome moment when Uncle (the elephant) is chained and helpless and at the mercy of the Badford Crowd in Beave Hateman's Chamber of Horrors... Turquoise boards, gilt title to spine. Orange pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations throughout. 192 pages. ISBN: 0224616439. Spine slightly bumped and cover edges lightly rubbed. Book leans to one side very slightly. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to top edge of text block and a small mark to contents page else contents clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly rubbed/nicked at spine and corners.

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UNCLE CLEANS UP
Written by J.P. Martin. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1327688
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Uncle (the elephant) is ignominiously captured by the Badfort crowd at a banana sale... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Yellow pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 176 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Book leans to one side a little. Inscription in ink and a name and address in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to corners, repaired tear on verso.

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UNDER PLUM LAKE
Written by Lionel Davidson. Illustrated by Mike Wilks.
Stock no. 1327681
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0224018736. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Light foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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UNCLE AND HIS DETECTIVE
Written by J.P. Martin. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1827904
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Uncle (the elephant) is trunkdeep in trouble again! Bright yellow boards, silver title to spine. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. 172 pages. Vertical crease to spine, lower edges lightly rubbed, boards just a little grubby. Spine slightly cocked. Text block lightly browned. Name in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a few tiny chips and closed tears, light browning.

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A COMPLETE GUIDE TO BRITISH DRAGONFLIES
Written by Andrew McGeeney.
Stock no. 1326420
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

More than 200 colour photos of the 41 species of dragonflies found in the UK and Ireland together with detailed descriptions of larvae, behaviour and habitat. ISBN: 0224023071. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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ROALD DAHL'S HEROES AND VILLAINS
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1326219
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2013. Very good condition.

A treasury of four fabulous stories featuring some of Dahl's most magnificent heroes and monstrous villains: The Enormous Crocodile; The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me; The Twits; George's Marvellous Medicine. Cream pictorial boards. 238 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780857551252. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine.

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THE SWALLOWS & AMAZONS ADVENTURES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1325977
Published by Jonathan Cape. 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Boxed set of 6 of the 'Swallows & Amazons' titles: Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; The Picts and the Martyrs. Spines of books and dustwrappers slightly bumped else a fine set. Contained in green slipcase which has some slight surface paper damage to lower edge.

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ETHEL & ERNEST
Written by Raymond Briggs. Illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Stock no. 1826384
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Raymond Brigg's parents told in a deeply moving and very funny strip cartoon format. Brown boards, gilt titles to spine. ISBN: 0224046624. A lovely copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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